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Current issue | Issue 1194, (24-30 April 2014)
Sunday,17 December, 2017
Issue 1194, (24-30 April 2014)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

The re-election of President Bouteflika is to be welcomed, and could light the way for other Arab states to find harmony between the nationalist revolutions of old and the challenges

Procedures are underway to choose a new Libyan prime minister, writes Kamel Abdallah

Gamal Nkrumah sees a hard road ahead for the two Sudans, with dire economic straits in the north and a possible humanitarian disaster in the south

Disbanding the Palestinian Authority is again in the air as an option for the Palestinians in the face of Israeli intransigence. Will it happen this time, asks Khaled Amayreh

The conflict in Syria has given rise to a new type of journalism, though this has sometimes left a lot to be desired, reports Bassel Oudat from Damascus

While sectarian tensions have dampened in Lebanon, underlying issues — principally economic and social — are rising to the fore and may not be easily addressed, writes

Trumpeting the growth in Iraq’s oil income is misleading in the absence of genuine economic development, writes Salah Nasrawi

After protesting time and again his lack of political ambition, Turkey’s Erdogan is playing hard to arrive to the presidency, taking his present powers with him, writes Sayed

Gamal Nkrumah considers the tough challenges for Nigeria in combating the militant Islamist terrorism of Boko Haram that struck again at the heart of the country’s capital

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